Bid to target Geo News' anchor Hamid Mir foiled

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ISLAMABAD: Explosives were found under the vehicle of Geo News' senior anchor and journalist Hamid Mir in Islamabad Monday, Geo News reported.

According to initial reports, Hamid Mir went to the nearby market in his car and after returning home, the neighbor's driver spotted a suspicious bag under his car.

The bomb disposal squad was immediately called in to remove the bag after which it was revealed that the bag contained half kilograms of explosive material that was diffused by the squad.

The material included a battery, a 35 no. detonator and ball bearings.





Bid to target Geo News' anchor Hamid Mir foiled - geo.tv
 

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The only pearls of Pakistani wisdom is to Bully and Blackmail. They can not think of solution of their problems without using these two.
 

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he would have been front page news, ISI just missed him..........:rofl:
 

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Mir should seem political asylum somewhere. Once marked, danger exists life long.
 

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Malala Yousafzai calls Hamid Mir



BIRMINGHAM: In her first telephone call from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital here, Malala Yousafzai and her father called senior journalist and Geo News anchor Hamid Mir.

"Malala Yousafzai and her father just called me from UK and expressed their solidarity. Malala said that Insha Allah we will defeat terrorists," Mir tweeted.

The anchor escaped an assassination attempt when police defused a bomb planted on the passenger side of his car in Islamabad on Monday morning.

The material included a battery, a 35 no. detonator and ball bearings.

Interior Minister Rehman Malik has announced a reward of Rs 50 million for credible information regarding the attempt on Mir's life.

Malala Yousafzai calls Hamid Mir - thenews.com.pk
 

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Could it really be the TeT or was it the ISI? Hamid Mir has been on the hit list of the "establishment" for quite a while. Especially after his recent comments on who financed/planned 26/11:

Check 23:00

 
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